A loan of $900 helped a member to buy clothing in bulk.

Shakeela's Group's story

Shakeela is a very talented woman, operating her clothing sales business to share the financial burden with her husband. She purchases clothes from the Ichra and Shahalmi wholesale markets in Lahore and sells to her local area clients.

Shakeela lives in Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, famous for its food and culture. She lives with her family in a 2-room brick house in the area of Yadgar. Life is not easy in a big city as the cost of living is getting higher and higher every day, which leads to continuous efforts to improve business conditions to meet the needs of daily life. Therefore, Shakeela has applied for a loan from KIVA's partner Asasah to improve her clothing sales business. She plans to use the loan to buy a variety of clothes in bulk. This will help her offer more variety to her clients and to make more sales. She is hopeful that an investment will improve her business conditions and bring good changes to her family’s financial life.

In this group: Shakeela, Sakina, Noreen, Shabana, Samina

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